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calendarThe End of American Exceptionalism with Andrew Bacevich by steve lerman
Stream or download at http://greatspeechesandinterviews.blogspot.com/ Broadcast at Access Sacramento, Sundays 6-8pm PDT at KUBU 96.5 FM and at http://www.live365.com/stations/accesssacramento?site=pro...
Event Date: Sun Feb 15, 2015 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2015 11:02AM
textCity Bicycle Program Dysfunction Continues by Steve Schnaar
For years the City used to give away unclaimed bicycles to youth in need through any qualified nonprofit, with the Bike Church hosting the distributions. In 2012 the City secretly terminated the program, with bikes going for a while to a for-profit business, later being auctioned off in LA. Responding to public pressure, City Council agreed to reinstate distributions to youth, but schemed to keep the Bike Church out of the picture. Ironically, the new program managers are having a hard time a...
Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2015 10:40AM
textOakland Home, Mis-Identified as Fascist on BayAreaAntiFa, attacked last night by Robert Kurtz
Article referenced in my post was formerly posted here, on reddit, and on FireWorks (now both removed) but still live on BayAreaInfanta: http://bayareaantifa.noblogs.org/post/2015/02/04/oakland-fascists-in-north-oaklandtemescal/ Now my friends' home has been attacked, and I am posting for clarification....
Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2015 10:16AM
calendarBearCat and Militarization in Santa Cruz on KSCO Radio by Robert Norse
www.KSCO.com and/or 1080 AM. Call in number: 831-479-1080...
Event Date: Sat Feb 14, 2015 10:00AM
Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2015 9:22AM
audioInterview With Senator JP Morrell (audio/mpeg 12.4MB) by WTUL News & Views
Senator JP Morrell joined News and Views to update listeners on bills he is introducing for the upcoming spring legislative session in order to address the problem of sexual assaults on university campuses and domestic violence in general in the State of Louisiana....
Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:39AM
textVenezuela Foils Obama's Coup Plot by Stephen Lendman
Venezuela...
Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2015 4:02AM
imageUSW Oil Workers Strike For Health And Safety-USW 5 Workers & Community Rally At Tesoro Ref
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by Labor Video Project
USW striking oil workers at the Tesoro refinery in Pacheco had a solidarity rally with CNA members and environmentalists....
Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2015 1:09AM
textEshoo Introduces Bill to Designate Coast Dairies Ranch as a National Monument by Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo
FEBRUARY 12, 2015, WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) introduced legislation (H.R. 908) today to designate Santa Cruz County’s Coast Dairies property as the Santa Cruz Redwoods National Monument, permanently protecting all 5,800 acres of this pristine coastal land....
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 11:14PM
imageSupport Yuvette Henderson's Family
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by Anti Police-Terror Project
Your solidarity is needed!...
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 10:42PM
documentAdvocates Urge FDA to Halt Risky GMO Mosquito Release
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by Food & Water Watch
Washington, D.C.— Today, the national advocacy organization Food & Water Watch urged the FDA to prevent the British biotechnology company Oxitec from releasing millions of unregulated GMO mosquitoes in the Florida Keys this spring and to require the company to submit to a formal agency review (see PDF). GMO mosquitoes are not adequately regulated, either by federal or local agencies, and may pose significant risks to human health and the environment....
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:07PM
imageAmnesty International Responds to the Re-Indictment of Albert Woodfox
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by Amnesty USA statement posted by Angola 3 News
Following the news of the Angola 3's Albert Woodfox being re-indicted, Amnesty International issued the following statement, reprinted below and at the Angola 3 News website. Just the previous day Amnesty launched a new petition calling on AG Caldwell to not oppose bail for Albert....
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 8:26PM
imageBearCat Battle Moves Forward in Santa Cruz, City Council May Revisit Issue in March
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by Alex Darocy
February 10 marked the fourth consecutive Santa Cruz City Council meeting where residents have protested the police purchase of a $250,000 BearCat (Ballistic Engineered Armored Response Counter Attack Truck) funded by two Department of Homeland Security grants. As with the previous protests, community members again rallied in the City Hall courtyard and entered Tuesday's council meeting as a group to speak out against the purchase of the armored attack-style vehicle during the open communicat...
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 4:46PM
imageLawsuit Targets Impacts of Three Harmful Pesticides on Two Bay Area Endangered Species
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by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit in federal court in California today against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to ensure three widely used pesticides — atrazine, 2,4-D and alachlor — don't jeopardize the survival of the delta smelt and Alameda whipsnake, two Bay Area endangered species. The Fish and Wildlife Service has yet to act on a request from the Environmental Protection Agency to determine whether measures are needed to protect the delta sme...
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 3:45PM
textLocal Activists Continue to Press the Issue on the BearCat and Militarization by Steve Pleich for SCRAM
Community Concern Over BearCat Purchase Continues to Grow...
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 3:14PM
imageCherán K’eri: Political parties are dead to us in this town
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by El Enemigo Común
In April, the Purépecha municipality of Cherán K’eri, Michoacán is celebrating four years of its uprising to end organized crime in its territory....
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 3:07PM
textViolent and backwards by Ted Rudow III, MA
It's my firm conviction that Mohammed and Islam were the scourge of God upon a wicked Christian world, an idolatrous corrupt Christianity, the Roman type of Christianity, because it came when the Dark Ages were almost at their depths, the 600s to the 1100s or 1200s....
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 1:09PM
imageWill drought relief money be used to support overpumping Delta water?
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by Dan Bacher
"Secretary Jewell's announcement mentions that $5.37 million will be available for Delta needs for drought monitoring of endangered species, and to increase flexibility in water operations,” said Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, executive director of Restore the Delta. “What we fear is that this spending plan will translate into funding to manage the system so that the greatest amount of water is exported to big agribusiness growers on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley." Photo of Secretary...
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 12:14PM
calendarAyahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Beyond
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by Wo/Men's Alliance for Medical Marijuana, MAPS
Viking Hall 240 Plymouth Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060...
Event Date: Sat Feb 21, 2015 6:00PM
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 11:55AM
imageObama Wants To Be Czar... Asks For More Powers Of War
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by IVAW Supporter
Obama has asked for war powers to bomb civilians, adults, voiceless beings with more tens of billions stolen from US taxpayers.... while 66,000 bridges at home need repair... etc etc...
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 11:29AM
textWhat's Next in Donbas? by Stephen Lendman
Ukraine...
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 11:11AM